A House Divided

I wrote this in response to a Daily Prompt, but the topic is so important, and so outrageous, that I decided to put it on this blog as well. If you’ve been with me for any length of time, you know i’ve written extensivly on the topic of childhood sexual abue. You can find it under “Categories” if you scroll down and look at the right side of the page.

Just Writing!

Pick a divisive issue currently in the news. Write a two-part post in which you take on two personas and approach the topic from both sides. Bonus points for a creative format (roundtable discussion, debate transcript, etc.)

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“Childhood sexual abuse is rampant around the world. We’ve all heard about human sex trafficking. We all know that children are involved. We also all should know that molesting a child is a felony in all 50 states here in America.

“What we don’t always know is that the results of being molested can change a person forever; being sexually abused as a child often results in the sexualization of a child who has no clear understanding of the power the offense had. I submit, therefore, that any child who has been sexually abused needs to be in some kind of therapy that will help dispel the terrible after-effects, and help that…

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2 thoughts on “A House Divided

  1. This topic pulled me away from my assignment for my book but I am posting a page from a Domestic Violence Seminar called ” Domestic Violence- What every Pastor needs to know” The painful part was the scenarios from the Detective from the Police Department. I am a caregiver and I was in shock at the people who take the victim’s money and do physical, mental and spiritual abuse to those they claim to love. http://WWW.wyswoods.wordpress.com

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